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Ravintsara Essential Oil

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Description

Inhaling in a deep natural breath has so many amazing benefits. It releases stress and tension while spreading oxygen throughout our bodies. But what if your sinuses are clogged or your energy has been zapped away? Turn to the clean and penetrating aroma of Ravintsara.

 

Ravintsara can support the circulatory system and enhance the immune system. Ravintsara is very distinct from Ravensara essential oil. The two have unique aromas and work differently in most uses.

 

First carried of the United States in the early 19th Century, Ravintsara grows in the Southern regions -- especially Florida. A magnificent evergreen tree, Ravintsara produces waxy leaves that have a camphorous aroma when bruised. During the springtime, the tree sprouts pretty white flowers. The leaves are put through a steam distillation process to extract the essential oil. Edens Garden’s Ravintsara includes Camphor as its main constituent.

Details

Botanical Name: Cinnamomum camphora

Chemotype / Variety: Cineole

Origin: Madagascar

Method: Steam Distillation

Plant Part: Leaves

Note: Middle

Family: Lauraceae

Synonym: Ho Leaf (cineole chemotype)

Blends Well With: Geranium, and other florals

Aroma: Medicinal, fresh, sharp, and Eucalyptus-like

Consistency: Thin

Color: Clear

Reports
Comments from GC/MS report:The analysis of this Ravintsara batch sample meets the expected chemical profile for authentic essential oil of Cinnamomum camphora. No contamination or adulteration was detected.

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Safety & Shelf life

Safety: If pregnant, nursing or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Discontinue use if skin sensitivity occurs. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use undiluted on skin. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use on broken skin or on abrasions. Do not use internally, unless directed by a licensed Aromatherapist or physician. Do not apply to or near the face of infants or children.


Adult Max Dilution: 11%


Shelf Life: 2-3 Years

How to Use

Apply Topically: Our Single Essential Oils and Synergy Blends are 100% pure and undiluted. To apply to the skin, dilute with a high-quality Carrier Oil. See our dilution chart here. We recommend performing a skin patch test when using a new essential oil topically.

Diffuse & Inhale: Breathe in your favorite essential oils using an essential oil diffuser or personal pocket inhaler. For instructions on how to use your diffuser, please refer to the diffuser's product page.

DIYs: Explore simple and fun recipes on The Drop, our essential oil blog with expert tips, EO news, and informative reads.


SPORTS MASSAGE: Add to a 2 ounce squeeze bottle: 8 drops of Ravintsara, 2 drops of Lavender, 5 drops of Chamomile (Roman) and 5 drops of Rosemary, then fill with Jojoba oil and shake to mix well. Massage into sore muscles. (1.7% dilution)


INHALATION: Add the following to an amber glass bottle: 15 drops of Ravintsara, 20 drops of Eucalyptus Radiata, 15 drops of Tea Tree and 10 drops of Orange. Shake to mix well. Fill a bowl with steamy water; add to the bowl 2 drops of the essential oil mixture, covering your head and bowl with a towel to keep the steam in. Inhale through your nose, with eyes closed. Breathe in the vapors for several minutes, or as desired.


INHALER/DIFFUSER: Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed: 5 drops of Ravintsara, 5 drops of Eucalyptus (Radiata) and 5 drops of Niaouli. Or add 5-6 drops of this blend to your Scent Ball Diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes.


CLEANING SPRAY: Add to an 8 ounce spray bottle: 20 drops of Ravintsara, 40 drops of Lemon and 30 drops of Tea Tree, then fill with 2 oz grain alcohol and 6 oz distilled water. Shake well before each use.


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